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WHY TRACEABILITY IN FOOD PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING IS ALSO A PROFIT OPPORTUNITY

End-to-end traceability in the food supply chain can do more than safeguard against potential disasters, particularly at the processing stage. Geoff Furniss, Head of BBC Technologies within TOMRA, explains how.

LEADING HAZELNUT EXPORTERS PREFER TOMRA TECHNOLOGY

Olam Progıda, one of Turkey’s leading hazelnut exporters, have been increasing their efficiency and product quality with TOMRA’s sorting machines for more than 20 years. The company, which most recently purchased TOMRA Nimbus BSI+ machines that were delivered in 2018, ascribes its long-standing partnership with TOMRA to its satisfaction with its added value to food safety and with its after-sales services.

TRYPOL PACK TRUSTS TOMRA TO SORT ITS BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Trypol Pack is a cooperative of Belgian farmers, based in Flanders, specialising in Brussels sprouts. A production they excel in, and now the TOMRA sorting machines will help them to bring European consumers the best quality.

Nimbus BSI+ pistachio sorting machine boosts pistachio defect detection

Nimbus BSI+, TOMRA’s advanced nut and dry fruit sorter, is a highly-effective solution for detection and elimination of out of quality pistachios during the nut processing cycle. With advanced nut sorting and processing capabilities, Nimbus BSI+ makes life easier for many pistachio producers, maximizing their yields and boosting the end-product quality.

Resolving challenges in peanut processing industry

With global peanut production huffing past the 45 million metric ton mark in 2018, according to International Nut and Dry Fruit Board, the global appetite for this unassuming ground nut has been skyrocketing. Not only have peanuts established themselves as an increasingly versatile food item in the human diet, but their consumption is distributed globally, with China producing and consuming approximately 40% of the produce.

Blending potato varieties on the rise

Since the humble precursor to modern potato first domesticated in Peru 10,000 years ago, the tuber has branched off into thousands of different varietals. Far from being selectively exclusive, different potato cultivars are often combined during the food manufacturing process to get speciality mixes for unique potato derived products. Getting the blending right not only determines the look of the end product, but can impact both the texture, taste and durability.

DAY IN THE LIFE OF CHRIS MONTALVO

I started out as a bus driver, delivering children to and from school, although I knew I would soon want to spread my wings career-wise. So, I went back to school and studied industrial maintenance and automated technology. After acquiring my degree and relocating from New York to Fresno, I started working in the food industry sector.

ONE WAY THAT SUPERMARKETS OF THE FUTURE CAN TACKLE THE SCANDAL OF FOOD WASTE

In addition to making food businesses more profitable, new technologies can also help tackle the fast-approaching issue of global food shortages. Bjorn Thumas, Director Business Development at TOMRA Food, explains.

TOMRA Food to showcase high-tech optical sorting systems for meat, poultry and petfood at IFFA

Consistent high quality, reliable ejection of defective product, and less waste of valuable food - this is what TOMRA Food stands for. The company, part of the TOMRA group headquartered in Norway, strengthens its commitment to global sustainability through innovative analytics and cutting-edge sorting systems. At the IFFA trade fair from May 4 - 9, 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany, TOMRA the leading manufacturer of sensor-based systems will not only showcase its Process Analytics Portfolio for the meat and poultry industry but will also demonstrate optical sorting solutions for petfood, a first in the industry.

TOMRA FOOD INTRODUCES ADVANCED SORTING SOLUTIONS FOR THE PETFOOD INDUSTRY

TOMRA Food, the leading manufacturer of sensor-based sorting machines for the food industry, has become the first to provide advanced sorting solutions for petfood producers. By developing four new sorting applications of its proven technologies, TOMRA has made it possible for petfood manufacturers to easily remove even very small particles of foreign materials from dry meat and bone meal, ground frozen meat, biscuits residue, and dry kibble.